Entries by Janice McDonnell

4-H STEM Challenge at the New York Aquarium

Join us for a professional development program at New York Aquarium on October 15, 2022.   We are very excited to invite 20 educators to participate in this exciting program.  All educators are invited to apply including classroom K-12, Out of School Time (OST), and 4-H educators.  Please see the flyer for details and access […]

Join us for the 4-H STEM Challenge – professional development on August 10th

We’re proud to launch the 2022 STEM Challenge in partnership with National 4-H. Explorers of the Deep includes three activities that can help young people develop observational and critical thinking skills while exploring the interconnected nature between the ocean and humans, regardless of where they live. Participants will learn about the incredibly complex relationship between Earth’s oceans, the […]

NSF – Live chat with Dr. Kim Bernard in Antarctica

On August 11 at 7pm EST, join ecologist Kim Bernard and her team live from Palmer Station, Antarctica for an event in honor of the first ever World Krill Day. In this live Zoom event, learn how NSF researchers study krill, small crustaceans that play an important role in the marine food web, and why […]

Join me at the STEMNet Colloquium Series on April 6, 2022- Data to the Rescue: Penguins Need Our Help!

  The Center for Math, Science & Computer Education invites you to their inaugural colloquium series where Janice McDonnell, will share findings from her research in an out of school time project that leverages the availability of real-world scientific data to strengthen the practices of science, such as visualizing, analyzing, and interpreting data while engaging […]

Youth Dialogue on National Climate Assessment

University and high school students are invited to a special event on February 15th from 7-9pm EST to discuss the Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5), a major U.S. Government report on how climate change affects people and places in the United States. Attendees will have the chance to hear from authors of the assessment and discuss together how the report […]

Save the Date- Join the Arctic Educators Fair

Arctic Educators Fair February 16, 2022: 4:00pm Alaska / 6:00pm Mountain / 8:00pm Eastern (90 min. event)   Calling all Alaskan and Arctic-inspired teachers!!! Register today to reserve your spot at the first annual Arctic Educators Fair, an event intended to bring together educators and Arctic scientists who are actively studying the changing Arctic!    Participating educators will engage with scientists […]

On Board with MOSAiC: How an Arctic Research Expedition Can Engage Students in Earth’s Systems Thinking

Brought to you by NMLSTA and the NSTA Middle Level Teaching Committee Join us for our next Webinar featuring MOSAiC Curriculum Developer Jon Griffith February 18, 2021: On Board with MOSAiC: How an Arctic Research Expedition Can Engage Students in Earth’s Systems Thinking Bring the unprecedented science and adventure of the MOSAiC Arctic research expedition into your classrooms […]

MOSAiC Webinar Series

Teachers, bring the unprecedented science and adventure of the ongoing MOSAiC expedition, one of the most extensive Arctic research expeditions ever conducted, into your virtual classrooms with new resources (e.g., virtual tours, tracking apps, ArcGIS Storymaps) developed by the education and outreach team at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) – University […]

Attention Educators – Please check out this polar opportunity

The Arctic LTER (Long-Term Ecological Research) site is recruiting two middle or high school teachers to travel with a research team to the north slope of Alaska during the summer of 2020. This experience immerses teachers in the practices of science in the arctic tundra ecosystem! Teachers work side-by-side with scientists and graduate students to […]

LIVE with Antarctic Scientists

An exciting opportunity to connect LIVE with Antarctic scientists! From October 21 to November 2, 2019, with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Inner Space Center (ISC) will be conducting LIVE interactions from onboard the R/V Laurence M. Gould (LMG). During this time, the LMG will be transporting scientists, research gear, and other provisions for the austral spring/summer research season at Palmer Station, Antarctica. Live […]